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EU parliament fisheries committee backs fleet subsidies that could fuel overfishing

Press release | July 10, 2013 at 13:00

Brussels – As part of a wide-ranging reform of EU laws regulating the fishing sector, the European Parliament's fisheries committee has voted today on a plan to review rules on subsidies for fishing. It endorsed a use of taxpayers’ money which...

Parliament fights overfishing by voting to reform subsidies

Press release | October 23, 2013 at 14:12

Strasbourg - Greenpeace cautiously welcomed today’s decision by the European Parliament to cap subsidies for the modernisation of the EU fishing fleet and to reject proposals to subsidise the construction of new boats. It warned however that a...

EU falls short of eliminating subsidies that fuel overfishing

Press release | January 29, 2014 at 10:01

Brussels – The European Parliament, EU governments and the Commission reached a political agreement last night on the new European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), but the final deal could undermine efforts to improve fishing rules, said...

Agreement on new fisheries fund does not reflect progressive EU reform

Press release | April 16, 2014 at 14:30

The European Parliament (EP) endorsed today an agreement on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), which is the final step of the reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) (1).

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